What does midst mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. midst, thicknoun

    the location of something surrounded by other things

    "in the midst of the crowd"

Wiktionary

  1. midstnoun

    A place (literal or metaphoric) in the middle of something.

  2. midstpreposition

    among, in the middle of

Webster Dictionary

  1. Midstnoun

    the interior or central part or place; the middle; -- used chiefly in the objective case after in; as, in the midst of the forest

  2. Midstnoun

    hence, figuratively, the condition of being surrounded or beset; the press; the burden; as, in the midst of official duties; in the midst of secular affairs

  3. Midst

    in the midst of; amidst

  4. Midstadverb

    in the middle

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Midst

    midst, n. the middle.—adv. in the middle.—prep. amidst. [From the M. E. phrase in middle-s, in the midst, with excrescent t (cf. whil-s-t).]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of midst in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of midst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of midst in a Sentence

  1. Mitt Romney:

    When the only American citizen President Trump singles out for China's investigation is his political opponent in the midst of the Democratic nomination process, it strains credulity to suggest that it is anything other than politically motivated. By all appearances, the President's brazen and unprecedented appeal to China and to Ukraine to investigate Hunter Biden is wrong and appalling.

  2. Dale Ho:

    We're pleased the state has agreed with the ACLU's position that imposing a new restriction on voters in the midst of an election is a recipe for disaster, for now, the voters of Wisconsin will be able to cast their ballots free from the burdens placed on them by this law. But this should be the case for voters permanently, not just for one election.

  3. Timothy Affleck:

    It’s very difficult to balance family life in the midst of global stardom. It’s a hard, taxing life.

  4. Stephen Ridings:

    It was two years after the passing of my grandfather at about the same time now, so in the midst of my family trying to figure out funeral plans and wakes and dealing with all that, getting the call today and having this moment with them was indescribable.

  5. Rob Bonta:

    Make no mistake : We're in the midst of an unprecedented wave of bigotry and discrimination in this country, and the state of California is not going to support it.

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